Shelby Gull Laird

Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Stephen F. Austin State University

Currently Adjunct Graduate Faculty at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX and Adjunct Researcher at Charles Sturt University in Albury, NSW, Australia. In the past, I taught secondary science and worked for many years as an environmental educator helping teachers learn effective methods of teaching outdoors. My research focuses on the nature-human interface, natural resource management and community environmental education.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Stephen F. Austin State University
  • 2019–present
    Head, Whiteville Branch of the NCMNS, NC Museum of Natural Sciences
  • 2015–2019
    Assistant Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University
  • 2012–2014
    Lecturer, Environmental Sciences, Charles Sturt University
  • 2011–2012
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Auburn University / US Forest Service

Education

  • 2010 
    North Carolina State University, PhD / Forestry, Water Resources minor
  • 2006 
    North Carolina State University, MEd / Science Education, GIS minor
  • 2001 
    North Carolina State University, BS / Science Education, Earth Sciences concentration